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AMD Athlon 64 Chipset Royal Rumble - December 2003 - SIS 755 - Reference Specifications

AMD has given us mainstream 64-bit processing and now we have a bunch of chipsets to join the joy ride. Today we pit all the newest chipsets from VIA, SIS, nVidia and ALI and find out who our best choice is for our Athlon 64 powered motherboard!

| AMD CPUs & APUs in CPUs, Chipsets & SoCs | Posted: Nov 30, 2003 5:00 am

Specifications

 

SiS Propriety HyperStreaming Engine Architecture

 

- "Low Latency" with Single stream

 

- "Pipelining" and "Concurrent Execution" with Multiple streams

 

- "Prioritized Channel" with Specific stream

 

- "Smart flow control" and "Intelligent arbitration" with Smart stream

 

Host Interface Controller

 

- Supports AMD Athlon 64/ Opetron CPUs

 

- 800/600/400/200 MHz Front-Side Bus

 

- HyperTransport TM Technology with 8/16 links support

 

- HyperTransport TM Technology up to 1600MT/s bandwidth

 

Support AGP 8X Interface

 

- Support AGP 8X/4X Interface

 

- Support Enhancements of AGP v3.0 Register Format

 

- Support Fast Write Transaction

 

MuTIOL 1G Delivering 1GB/s Bandwidth

 

- Proprietary Interconnect between SiS655FX and SiS964

 

- Bi-Directional 16-bit Data Bus at 533MHz Operating Frequency

 

SiS964 MuTIOL 1G Media I/O

 

MuTIOL 1G Delivering 1GB/s Bandwidth

 

- Proprietary Interconnect between SiS655FX and SiS964

 

- Bi-Directional 16-bit Data Bus at 533MHz Operating Frequency USB 2.0/1.1 Host Controller

 

- One EHCI USB 2.0 Controller and three OHCI USB 1.1 Controllers

 

- Support Total 8 USB 2.0/1.1 Ports

 

- Support USB 2.0 High-Speed Device @480 Mb/s Transfer Rates

 

Serial ATA Host Controller

 

- Two independent ports and flexible channel allocation

 

- Compliant with Serial ATA 1.0 Specification

 

- Support Ultra DMA 150

 

- Support RAID 0, RAID 1 and JBOD configuration

 

PCI 2.3 Specification Compliance

 

- Support up to 6 PCI Masters

 

Fast Ethernet/Home Networking Controller with MII Interface

 

- Support 10/100Mb Fast Ethernet or 1/10Mb HomePNA 2.0 with External PHY

 

Audio/Modem Controllers with AC'97 Interface

 

- AC'97 v2.3 Compliant

 

- Support 6 Channels of AC'97 Speakers Out and v.90 HSP Modem

 

Advanced Power Management

 

- ACPI 2.0 and APM 1.2 Compliant

 

Dual IDE Channels with Parallel ATA 133/100/66

 

LPC 1.1 Interface

 

Integrated RTC

 

Integrated Keyboard/PS2 Mouse Controller

 

PC2001 Compliant

 

 

 

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